Skip to content

Kentucky Sports Radio

University of Kentucky Basketball, Football, and Recruiting news brought to you in the most ridiculous manner possible.

Video of the Year: King Rex

If there is a video better than this old school Rex Chapman karaoke performance of Prince’s “When Doves Cry”, then I don’t know it. I am not sure the internet has ever been greater….

Article written by Matt Jones

44 Comments for Video of the Year: King Rex



  1. macon_volfan
    8:00 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    This put the Kenny Walker glamor shots to shame.



  2. jay
    8:01 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Hell FN NA!!



  3. GoCats2
    8:02 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    The original Jorts?



  4. Cats R Back
    8:03 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    HAHAHAHAHAHA…best thing I’ve ever seen! (in dude doing Karaoke category)



  5. Shaq
    8:06 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    That was horriaweful.



  6. Ukclassof93
    8:16 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Does this make Rex the first JORTS!!



  7. Eddie Sutton
    8:18 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    LOL!



  8. Bledsoe's Biceps
    8:22 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Good thing Rex was good at b’ball. He would have gone hungry if he had to sing for a living. 🙂



  9. blitzedanddazed
    8:23 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Damn Rex what the hell were you thinking? I hope this was filmed before K. H.’s sister came into his life.



  10. Jorts
    8:34 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    hmmmm maybe the real start of Jorts.



  11. Nick Papageorgio
    8:38 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    The Jorts of another generation.



  12. John
    8:48 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    No offense intended, but he sounds like he’s retarded. Sort of in the same vein as the dude in sling blade, and his mustard and biscuits routine. I really wish I’d never saw this. I would rather remember Rex’s sweet jumper and awesome ups at Rupp. Now I’ll hear this in my head whenever I hear his name mentioned.



  13. G. Dubya Idiot-Savant
    8:48 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    @6, quicker then…uh….me….Original Jorts fashionista! Bravo!



  14. bob
    8:55 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    that smells of sound tracks at kings island



  15. Jesus is Lord
    8:58 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Epic!!! Young kid having fun, what more can you ask for? He was living it up and enjoying his youth. I’m sure King Rex has many more of these classic oldies in store for us. Matt, you should ask Rex to post at least one video per week for the rest of his life. KSR needs more amatuer UK footage like this.



  16. Tony Jones
    9:01 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Now we know WHY the doves cry!!!



  17. GoCats2
    9:10 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    #12 I am sure Rex is offended by your comments, I guess he will just have to fall back on dating playboy Playmates since he has lost your respect.



  18. joe
    9:10 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Where in the hell did he get a white belt



  19. kyrobman
    9:11 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    I guess he will be changing his name from Rex Chapman to some symbol..lol



  20. Mo Zezdelivers
    9:12 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    @15, good point. But I’m in agreement with ‘first’ John 12. Love the Jorts sportin’. Kol Tuv.



  21. H
    9:19 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Wow. I can’t believe this is King Rex. I kept thinking maybe someone did some awesome photoshop, but that is Rex. Wow. Man what a pretty jumper though yeah?



  22. Fear the Lamb
    9:33 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    My house dog just went crazy and is howling like a wolf. Thanks Rex!



  23. Nick
    9:45 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Was this filmed at the original Dave and Busters?



  24. tom5673
    10:05 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Nators.



  25. repsol-69
    10:47 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    King Rex…the ORIGINAL JORTS!!!!!



  26. kyeric
    11:08 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    But, but why do you call him “King”? Because of this, mother#%=+$&. Hakuna Matata!



  27. Rexington
    11:11 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Is Rex still eligible for his last 2 years of college b-ball? Please, bring Rex back to UK. Our brains would explode if he came back.



  28. Rexington
    11:14 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    Is Rex still eligible for his last 2 years of college b-ball? Please, bring Rex and his jorts back to UK. Our brains would explode if he came back.



  29. Jeff
    11:32 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    “Chapman” must hang from the rafters. Period.



  30. Andre Riddick's Love-Child
    11:35 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    haters gon’ hate



  31. Calipartytime
    11:46 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    The player formerly known as King Rex…..



  32. Calipartytime
    11:46 pm August 20, 2011 Permalink

    The player formerly known as King Rex….. Is his symbol a 3 ?



  33. The Blue Goose
    1:00 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    The most awesome thing I’ve ever seen.



  34. kyhowey
    1:06 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    I agree. That is the greatest thing I’ve ever seen on the internet! The person who uploaded this video should get a front row seat at Rupp for the rest of their life.



  35. Cinco
    1:54 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    It looks like a clip from Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job.



  36. Rob Bromley
    3:08 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    Deja Vu…… I was eating mushrooms off of a tree in my back yard a few years ago and saw the same exact thing, except Billy Gillispie was sitting beside me with a coon skin cap on eating poptarts watching with me.



  37. PatMan
    6:43 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    Niiiiiiiiiiice !!!



  38. Lord Vern, Master of the Universe
    8:19 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    Bat-Dance … right at the end.



  39. yeahright
    8:36 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    And we laughed at the Star Wars kid. Sigh. Forgive us, SWK.



  40. boots45
    9:43 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    #36 That is the funniest damn comment I have ever read! Kudos my friend!!!! This probably wont be seen by many but dang son I about pulled a muscle laughing at that image.



  41. Tampa Amy
    10:37 am August 21, 2011 Permalink

    I totally remember these videos – you would go to the mall and there would be a kiosk with a room set up to shoot videos (different sets/costumes/props if you wanted). I think I was about 12 or 13 and my sister, cousin and I did REM’s “Stand”. My mom still has the video too!!! At the time it was awesome, cause you felt like you were on MTV (when they actually showed videos!).



  42. K-Jack
    1:21 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    This should play at Rupp during intermissions – crowd would love it and opposing teams would be stunned into submission…



  43. Rob Bromley
    7:16 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    #40 Thanks boots45…… All weather coolant is a hell of a drug



  44. Rob Bromley
    7:18 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    #40 Thanks boots45….. All Weather coolant is a hell of a drug my man.